Mr Edward D A Westcott: General surgery

Mr Edward D A Westcott

General surgery

  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • General
  • Lower GI surgery

About me

I was appointed as a consultant at Guys’ and St Thomas’ NHS foundation Trust in 2012

My major areas of practice are colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, hidradenitis suppurativa and hernia surgery.

I grew up in Worcestershire and came to London to study Medicine at St Mary’s Hospital Medical School. During my surgical training I worked in five of London’s prestigious Teaching hospitals and undertook an MD into the pathogenesis of Crohn’s disease at St Mark’s Hospital

Areas of interest

Inflammatory bowel disease; colorectal cancer; hernia surgery including massive hernias; inguinal hernia repair (laparoscopic and open); umbilical hernia repair; hidradenitis suppurativa; proctology including anal fistulas, anal fissures and haemorrhoids; diverticulitis; appendicectomy; perianal sepsis; haemorrhoidectomy; removal of lipoma; excision of skin lesion; banding of haemorrhoids; retroperitoneal lymph node dissection; EUA and Botox injection into anal sphincter; sphincterotomy; fissurectomy;

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Procedures completed

  • H6260

    Proctoscopy (+/- biopsy) - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (5-50) St Thomas' Hospital (1-5)

  • H5800

    Drainage through perineal region (including ischio-rectal abscess) (including sigmoidoscopy) - (5-50)

    St Thomas' Hospital (1-5)

  • H6020

    Laying open of pilonidal sinus - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • S0633

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Trunk & Limbs (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • H5240

    Banding of haemorrhoids - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • H5510

    Laying open of low anal fistula (fistulotomy) (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • H4430

    Examination of rectum under anaesthetic (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

  • T2400

    Repair of umbilical hernia (irrespective of age) - (1-5)

  • S4740

    Drainage of large subcutaneous abscess/haematoma - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • H3363

    Colectomy and colostomy and preservation of rectum - (1-5)

  • H2510

    Rigid sigmoidoscopy (including proctoscopy and biopsy) - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • S4720

    Drainage of lesion of skin (including abscess) - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • H5640

    Excision of anal fissure - (1-5)

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